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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of November 30, 2013

  Current Year 2013 Previous Year 2012
Category Sub Category Count of Fish Avg Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt) Quota Final (mt) Count of Fish Avg Weight (lb) Gross Weight
General   1375 353.4 220.5 435.1 2548 372.7 430.7
  Handline 2 533.5 .5   5 478.8 1.1
  Harpoon 205 298.4 27.8   244 316.6 35.0
  Rod and Reel 1,168 362.8 192.2   2,299 378.4 394.6
Harpoon   121 313.9 17.2 36.0 128 296.2 17.2
Longline   299 463.7 62.9 46.0 407 485.4 89.6
  NED 18 522.2 4.3 25.0 31 596.1 8.4
  North 128 429.6 24.9 19.2 167 401.9 30.4
  South 153 485.3 33.7 31.2 209 535.7 50.8
Trap         .9      
Purse Seine   192 331.1 28.8 171.8 13 284.6 1.7
  Giant              
  Large Medium              
Reserve         23.1      
                 
Total:   1987 365.5 329.4 712.9 3096 384.0 539.2

NOTE:

This notice is a courtesy to Atlantic tuna fishery interests to keep you informed about the fishery. Official notice of Federal fishery actions is made through filing such notice with the Office of the Federal Register.To view catch statistics from previous months, please visit the Tunas page or contact Brad McHale at (978) 281-9260.

 

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